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Around the NFL: Green Bay RBs

Aaron Rodgers is one of those veterans who’s like an offensive coordinator. He’s the guy pulling the trigger on the passes for the Packers. So it’s noteworthy when Rodgers says that he thinks there’s a chance both Aaron Jones and AJ Dillon will catch 50-plus passes this year.  more »

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Podcast: August 10 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Scott Pianowski of Yahoo Sports joins the podcast for a long look at the fantasy draft landscape in 2022 (part 2 of 2). Sponsored by FanDraft; use promo code INDEX22 to save 15% at FanDraft.com.  more »

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Factoid: Older running backs

A lot of the top running back prospects are older guys – not ancient, but guys in the second halves of their careers. That makes me nervous, with it tending to be a younger man’s position.  more »

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May
23

Packers RB Jones to see more catches in 2022?

With wide receiver DAVANTE ADAMS no longer in town, the Green Bay Packers may turn to running back AARON JONES as a bigger part of the game plan for the upcomingMore season. The belief is that he can grow into a consistent receiving weapon for the Packers, with the possibility of his role even evolving into one similar to DEEBO SAMUEL’s in San Francisco last season. Less

Source: Team Blog

Factoid: Packers sans Adams

I wonder how much the Packers will miss Davante Adams? Great receiver, of course, but they’ve played without him in the past, and the offense hasn’t fallen apart.  more »

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Mailbag: November 18, 2021

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: Is now the time to trade away Dalvin Cook in a dynasty league? Who would replace an injured Jonathan Taylor? AJ Dillon's rest-of-the-season value. And more. more »

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Nov
16

Packers get good news on RB Jones

Good news, fantasy owners. Green Bay Packers head coach Matt LaFleur said on Monday that the knee injury that forced running back AARON JONES to exit Sunday’s game late in theMore third quarter is not a long-term issue. While LaFleur did not give a specific timeline for Jones’ return, the veteran running back has worked through similar knee sprains in the past and missed just a couple of weeks. Less

Source: Team Website

Nov
15

Packers lose RB Jones to possible sprained MCL

Green Bay Packers running back AARON JONES suffered a knee injury late in the third quarter of Sunday’s win over the Seattle Seahawks. Based on initial tests, Jones is believed toMore have suffered a sprained MCL. He will undergo an MRI to determine the extent of the injury, but Jones could be out for the foreseeable future. Fellow running back AJ DILLON was the next man up on Sunday, rushing for 2 touchdowns in the fourth quarter to secure the win for the Packers. Less

Source: NFL.com

Podcast: October 28 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff review Week 7 of the NFL regular season and look forward to tonight's Packers-Cardinals game. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports (rtsports.com).  more »

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Factoid: Green Bay Packers

The Packers will have to play without their featured wide receiver, and they’re on the road against a good defense. You would think that would derail their offense. But Green Bay has played without Davante Adams many times in the past, and the decline hasn’t been as severe as you might think.   more »

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Sep
21

Rodgers, Jones lead Packers on MNF

Green Bay quarterback AARON RODGERS returned to form after a rough opening game and threw for 4 touchdowns in a Monday Night Football win over the Detroit Lions. Three of Rodgers’More touchdown passes went to running back AARON JONES, who also rushed for a touchdown to give him four total scores in the game. Less

Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette

Jun
3

Thunder and Lightning to strike in Green Bay backfield?

Green Bay running back A.J. DILLON, a lightly used second-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, is expecting big things heading into his second season. With former Packers running back JAMAALMore WILLIAMS now in Detroit, Dillon is expected to have an increased role along with fellow running back AARON JONES. Dillion sees himself as “thunder” to Jones’ “lightning”, adding that the duo “can be the best running back tandem in the league” heading into the 2021 season. Eyebrows are raised in Cleveland. Less

Source: NBC Sports

May
31

Packers QB Love more comfortable heading into second season

Green Bay Packers running back AARON JONES says that second-year quarterback JORDAN LOVE looks more comfortable as the young signal-caller prepares to head into his second season in the NFL. WithMore AARON RODGERS still disgruntled and nowhere to be seen, all eyes are on Love during organized team activities (OTAs). Jones says that Love looks more comfortable, from communicating in the huddle to command of the huddle and more. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Around the NFL: Packers running backs

Jamaal Williams signed with the Lions. I think this will force Green Bay to use Aaron Jones more in obvious passing situations. That could be both a good and a bad thing.  more »

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Around the NFL: Aaron Jones

In a mild surprise, to me at least, the Packers signed Aaron Jones yesterday to a four-year, $48 million contract. It's surprising only in that Green Bay protect Jones from leaving with the franchise tag, making it seem he'd reach the open market. It's not surprising in terms of what Jones has earned over the past few seasons.   more »

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